Tag: Chiles

Throw-Down Side: Quick and Easy Black Bean Salad

Throw-Down Side: Quick and Easy Black Bean Salad

Sometimes we need a super-quick, super-easy side dish.  Here’s one you can make in 5 minutes, if you have Pico de Gallo on hand.  I make it when I’m serving a meal that already requires the brightness of fresh Pico.  The Grill-Meister says that Pico de […]

Winter?  What Winter?  I’m Making Chili with Peppers from the January Garden

Winter? What Winter? I’m Making Chili with Peppers from the January Garden

When the holidays are over, I’m ready for winter to be over.  I’m also ready for someone to volunteer to put away the Christmas decorations… But we haven’t really had winter here at Glover Gardens this year, at least not yet.  I’m making chili today, […]

A Fresh Take on a Classic:  Glover Gardens Chili

A Fresh Take on a Classic: Glover Gardens Chili

Glover Gardens Chili: quick ‘n easy, spicy, fresh, and chock-full of protein.

Found Recipe:  (Marvelous) Planked Salmon with (Marvelous) Spice Rub

Found Recipe: (Marvelous) Planked Salmon with (Marvelous) Spice Rub

If you’ve read my About page, you know that I really like to play with recipes. Add this, increase that, amp up the spices a bit…you know the drill. Well, once in a while, I find a recipe that simply can’t be improved. I try, but…the recipe is already perfect.

Crab Quesadillas

Crab Quesadillas

OK, who doesn’t love quesadillas? They’re like a tiny, warm little sandwich your mother made for you to eat after school. Yum. Portable, finger-food, dip-able, easy to make. Did I say yum? Did I say easy? I’ve got a dozen quesadilla approaches, maybe more.  Today I’m […]

Glover Gardens Salsa

Glover Gardens Salsa

I might be a Condiment-aholic.  I love-love-love condiments. Especially those with southwest flavors.  One of the simplest, oldest and best of the southwest condiments is salsa. I found a wonderful fresh salsa recipe years ago in a cookbook called Jane Butel’s Southwestern Kitchen, her Garden […]

Fiesta Grilled Shrimp Dip

Fiesta Grilled Shrimp Dip

At Glover Gardens, summer brings lots of grilled shrimp, and sometimes we have leftovers. This creamy, spicy dip is quickly assembled and makes the most of leftover grilled shrimp and is the perfect appetizer for a summer barbecue.

Pico de Gallo Makes Super-Quick Guacamole

Pico de Gallo Makes Super-Quick Guacamole

A few simple steps transform Pico de Gallo into a simple and delicious guacamole.

Pico de Gallo:  One of My Top Ten Foods

Pico de Gallo: One of My Top Ten Foods

One of my top ten foods is the condiment Pico de Gallo.  I love, love, love it! Simple, bright and fresh, Pico de Gallo brings a liveliness to any dish it accompanies. I use Pico de Gallo in tons of ways: in the traditional way, with Tex-Mex and […]

Food Magazine Treasures:  Serrano Ham and Corn Pudding

Food Magazine Treasures: Serrano Ham and Corn Pudding

For years, food magazines have piled up on surfaces everywhere in my house, with their tempting glossy cover photos of each month’s culinary treasure.  I subscribed to Bon Appetít in my early 20s, almost before I could afford it, and felt bereft along with about a […]


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